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Senior System Planning & Investment Engineer

  • Job reference: 929782
  • Location: Perth, Perth & Kinross
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Electricity, Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 03/02/2020

929782 - Senior System Planning & Investment Engineer

We are currently working with our client to recruit a Senior System Planning & Investment Engineer for a permanent position based in Scotland

The role is based within the System Performance team, which is responsible for core model building and mainteance along with performing specialised technical studies

Duties will include:

  • Carry out, review and direct, where appropriate, system studies, technical assessments, planning and development of the Transmission network
  • Lead, coordinate and govern specific technical or fuctional area across teams in Transmission System and Investment Planning
  • Ensure compliance with statutory, regulatory and license requirements in the most economic, efficent and co-ordinated manner
  • Assess network performance, and network capability, and identify options to maintain or enhance these
  • Make engineering recommendations for network improvements to meet the current and future requirements of tranmission
  • Coach and mentor junior staff members by providing training and regular review of work and deliverables
  • Can be based in Perth, Glasgow or Inverness


  • Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant Engineering discipline
  • Chartered Engineer in a relevant institution
  • Proved track record in Network Planning, ideally in the GB Electricity Transmission sector
  • Good communication skills
  • Proven track record in managing large scale system models with DIgSILENT PowerFactory
  • Ability to compile technical reports and specifications

This is a permanent position

The salary for this position is negotiable

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.